Dr. Steven Wilkinson, MD

Dr. Steven Wilkinson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Steven Wilkinson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Independence, MO. He graduated from University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

19550 E 39th St S Ste 105

Independence, MO 64057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wilkinson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Wilkinson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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21  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (8/25/2016)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Kansas
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Truman Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Truman Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wilkinson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wilkinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilkinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilkinson to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wilkinson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Wilkinson performed deep brain stimulation surgery on my husband 12/2013. When my husband woke from the surgery the next day his speech and ability to walk was compromised. I said something is wrong. He is talking like my mother after her stroke. Dr said they did a CT right after the surgery...more
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Dr. Wilkinson is an excellent Doctor and surgeon he is very trustworthy let's you know what you're up against up front so there is no surprises.. Very comfortable to talk to. Explains things to where you can understand them, doesn't talk over your head. Shows that he cares about his patients. Which...more
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